1. Stitching Hope for the Louisiana Coast – Introductory Quilt

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    August 28, 2020 by Dr. G

    The quilt that introduces the science quilt collection on coastal optimism, Stitching Hope for the Louisiana Coast

  2. Temperature blanket – Tyler Arboretum at the beginning

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    July 23, 2020 by Dr. G

    2020 has been an unbelievable year – all things changed in March, including my education and outreach plans for the …
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  3. SciQuilt – It Begins With The Biome

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    June 7, 2020 by Dr. G

    My inspiration for this quilt came from an unexpected event – a virtual podcast discussion about world biomes. Since the …
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  4. CA – Ocean Sciences Meeting, fieldtrip and opening plenary

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    February 17, 2020 by Dr. G

    Today was the day before the official start of technical sessions for the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 in San Diego, …
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  5. PA – Hawken and Enos, How To Change The World

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    December 6, 2019 by Dr. G

    A colleague on campus forwarded me an announcement that the founder of Project Drawdown, Paul Hawken, was going to be …
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  6. Community College Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) Summit 2019

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    November 23, 2019 by Dr. G

    I was honored to be invited to attend and present at an event co-organized by the National Science Foundation and …
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  7. Sound Education 2019 – Reflection

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    October 14, 2019 by Dr. G

    At the end of every conference I attend, I pull together a reflection of my thoughts on what I learned, …
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  8. Sound Education 2019 – Post 3

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    October 12, 2019 by Dr. G

    Today was the final day of Sound Education 2019, with more keynotes and sessions. It was an interesting day, filled …
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  9. Sound Education 2019 – Post 2

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    October 12, 2019 by Dr. G

    Friday, October 11, was the first full day of sessions for the Sound Education conference, with today’s talks taking place …
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  10. Sound Education 2019 – Post 1

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    October 10, 2019 by Dr. G

    As I continue my journey into learning about the world of podcasting (after attending Podcast Movement in Orlando), I’m now …
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  11. SciQuilt – Episode Zero

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    September 8, 2019 by Dr. G

    It seems as if my latest quilt should have been the very first one I created for my collection of …
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  12. Podcast Movement 2019 – Day 3

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    August 17, 2019 by Dr. G

    For this conference, I decided to do an audioblog to document my journey at the Podcast Movement 2019 conference in …
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  13. Podcast Movement 2019 – Day 2

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    August 15, 2019 by Dr. G

    For this conference, I decided to do an audioblog to document my journey at the Podcast Movement 2019 conference in …
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  14. Podcast Movement 2019 – Day 1

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    August 14, 2019 by Dr. G

    For this conference, I decided to do an audioblog to document my journey at the Podcast Movement 2019 conference in …
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  15. Podcast Movement 2019 – Pre-Conference Sessions

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    August 13, 2019 by Dr. G

    For this conference, I decided to do an audioblog to document my journey at the Podcast Movement 2019 conference in …
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  16. Podcast Movement 2019 – Travel Day

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    August 12, 2019 by Dr. G

    For this conference, I decided to do an audioblog to document my journey at the Podcast Movement 2019 conference in …
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  17. SciQuilt – Project Drawdown

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    July 27, 2019 by Dr. G

    Drawdown is the point in the future when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and then start …
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  18. Voices For Science – Twitter campaign for Earth Week 2019

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    May 18, 2019 by Dr. G

    I’ve recently started my year-long journey as a member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Voices for Science program in …
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  19. DC – 2019 AAAS Meeting, Sci-Mic Stage

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    April 7, 2019 by Dr. G

    Checking out the #AAASmtg Sci-Mic Stage with @StrongReporter and @leHotz who are sharing @WSJ The Future of Everything podcast/The Price …
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  20. DC – 2019 AAAS Meeting, Environmental and Textile Scientists Combating Microplastic Pollution

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    April 7, 2019 by Dr. G

    Another panel I attended at the 2019 AAAS Meeting was titled Environmental and Textile Scientists Combating Microplastic Pollution. This was …
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  21. DC – 2019 AAAS Meeting, Plastics in the Oceans: Sources, Sinks and Solutions

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    April 2, 2019 by Dr. G

    One panel I attended at the 2019 AAAS Meeting was titled Plastics in the Oceans: Sources, Sinks and Solutions. This …
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  22. DC – 2019 AAAS Meeting, Climate Change 2019: Finding the Accelerator Pedal

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    March 22, 2019 by Dr. G

    At the 2019 AAAS Meeting, I attended a full hour-long session by Dr. Chris Field, the Perry L. McCarty Director …
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  23. DC – 2019 AAAS Meeting, Communicating Science Seminar

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    March 22, 2019 by Dr. G

    In February, I attended my first-ever AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Meeting. The meeting was being held …
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  24. Stitching Hope for the Coast – Marsh Restoration

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    December 28, 2018 by Dr. G

    On the afternoon of the second day of OCEANDOTCOMM, I joined a tour of the salt marshes to explore restoration efforts, led …
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  25. DC – James Balog, The Human Element, and Third Pod From the Sun

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    December 11, 2018 by Dr. G

    Back during Earth Science Week in October, I was thrilled that our campus was able to receive a free copy …
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  26. DC – Communicating Climate Change: Informing Politicians and Policy Makers

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    December 11, 2018 by Dr. G

    At the 2018 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in Washington DC, I attended a two-hour sessions of talks by six …
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  27. DC – Sketch Your Science

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    December 10, 2018 by Dr. G

    Planning your week at #AGU18? Don’t forget to come to our “Sketch your Science” workshop on Monday! @JoAnnaScience and I …
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  28. PA – Scott Kelly, Franklin Institute Speaker Series

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    November 18, 2018 by Dr. G

    On the evening of November 7, 2018, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend The Franklin Institute Speaker …
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  29. PA – 2018 AASHE Conference

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    October 5, 2018 by Dr. G

    I’m co-chair of the Sustainovation Team on campus, a group of faculty and staff that work towards campus/community collaborations that …
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  30. Stitching Hope for the Coast – Invasion of the Apple Snail

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    September 29, 2018 by Dr. G

    On the first full day of OCEANDOTCOMM, our final speaker of the morning was Delaina LeBlanc from BTNEP, the Barataria-Terrebonne …
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  31. PA – Sustainability tour of Lincoln Financial Field

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    September 17, 2018 by Dr. G

    On Saturday, September 15, I had the amazing opportunity to journey with a group from Penn State Brandywine and Amy …
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  32. PA – 2nd Annual Energy Harvesting Society Meeting

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    September 8, 2018 by Dr. G

    I had the great opportunity to attend the annual meeting of the Energy Harvesting Society, hosted by Penn State at …
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  33. AZ – The Fred Harvey Company’s geology girls

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    September 7, 2018 by Dr. G

    Each summer, my husband and I try to get to a national park we’ve never been to before (our goal …
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  34. Stitching Hope for the Coast – Pointe-au-Chien garden

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    July 22, 2018 by Dr. G

    On the third day of our time at OCEANDOTCOMM, we loaded on to a bus and headed over to meet …
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  35. Stitching Hope for the Coast – TABASCO® has no plans to leave home

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    July 11, 2018 by Dr. G

    Before the OCEANDOTCOMM group came together in March 2018, we each received a box in the mail with meeting swag …
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  36. Adventures of the (original) CUR frisbee

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    July 6, 2018 by Dr. G

    At the recent 2018 CUR Biennial Conference (see my blog post summarizing my conference experience), the Council on Undergraduate Research …
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  37. DC – 2018 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Biennial Conference

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    July 6, 2018 by Dr. G

    From July 1-3, 2018, I was a presenter and attendee at the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Biennial Conference in …
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  38. DC – CUR Business Meeting

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    July 1, 2018 by Dr. G

    Each year, the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) holds a business meeting, where the elected councilors from all of the …
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  39. Stitching Hope for the Coast – Christmas trees provide coastal optimism

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    June 28, 2018 by Dr. G

    I was a participant in the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) OCEANDOTCOM program in 2018. At that event, the gathering …
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  40. PA – PECO Green Roof Tour

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    June 23, 2018 by Dr. G

    On June 20, I had the opportunity to go on a tour of the PECO Energy Company‘s green roof on …
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  41. PA – 2018 Philadelphia Rally For Science

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    April 15, 2018 by Dr. G

    I was honored to be asked to serve as one of the speakers for the Philadelphia Science Action (PSA)’s Rally …
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  42. LA – OCEANDOTCOMM, Reflection

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    March 20, 2018 by Dr. G

    I wrote ten blog posts documenting my journey at OCEANDOTCOMM. You can find those posts through the tag #odotcomm18. The …
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  43. LA – OCEANDOTCOMM, Stitching Hope for the Coast project

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    March 20, 2018 by Dr. G

    I wrote ten blog posts documenting my journey at OCEANDOTCOMM. You can find those posts through the tag #odotcomm18. I …
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  44. LA – OCEANDOTCOMM, Day 5

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    March 20, 2018 by Dr. G

    I wrote ten blog posts documenting my journey at OCEANDOTCOMM. You can find those posts through the tag #odotcomm18. This …
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  45. LA – OCEANDOTCOMM, Day 4, PM

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    March 18, 2018 by Dr. G

    I wrote ten blog posts documenting my journey at OCEANDOTCOMM. You can find those posts through the tag #odotcomm18. After …
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  46. LA – OCEANDOTCOMM, Day 4, AM

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    March 18, 2018 by Dr. G

    I wrote ten blog posts documenting my journey at OCEANDOTCOMM. You can find those posts through the tag #odotcomm18. This …
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  47. LA – OCEANDOTCOMM, Day 3, PM

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    March 17, 2018 by Dr. G

    I wrote ten blog posts documenting my journey at OCEANDOTCOMM. You can find those posts through the tag #odotcomm18. This …
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  48. LA – OCEANDOTCOMM, Day 3, AM

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    March 17, 2018 by Dr. G

    I wrote ten blog posts documenting my journey at OCEANDOTCOMM. You can find those posts through the tag #odotcomm18. Today …
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  49. LA – OCEANDOTCOMM, Day 2, PM

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    March 17, 2018 by Dr. G

    I wrote ten blog posts documenting my journey at OCEANDOTCOMM. You can find those posts through the tag #odotcomm18. This …
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  50. LA – OCEANDOTCOMM, Day 2, AM

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    March 16, 2018 by Dr. G

    I wrote ten blog posts documenting my journey at OCEANDOTCOMM. You can find those posts through the tag #odotcomm18. Breakfast …
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  51. LA – OCEANDOTCOMM, Day 1

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    March 16, 2018 by Dr. G

    I wrote ten blog posts documenting my journey at OCEANDOTCOMM. You can find those posts through the tag #odotcomm18. On …
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  52. AZ & DC – Grant review and Meeting with NOAA

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    March 15, 2018 by Dr. G

    There have been a few activities for me in these early months of 2018. After the ePortfolio forum at AAC&U …
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  53. DC – AAC&U ePortfolio Forum

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    February 2, 2018 by Dr. G

    I’ve been exploring the idea of having students generate ePortfolios in my courses – specifically, the courses that count towards …
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  54. OR, DC, LA – Crater Lake National Park and AGU

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    December 24, 2017 by Dr. G

    As 2017 is wrapping up, I looked back at this blog and realize that I missed a half-year of posts! …
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  55. ME – Science-a-thon for ESWN

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    June 25, 2017 by Dr. G

    I’m participating in the Science-a-thon (https://www.scienceathon.org/), a global effort by scientists to document their lives for 12 hours on one …
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  56. CO – NASA/NOAA JPSS-1 social

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    June 25, 2017 by Dr. G

    It’s my second social media social in a month! Last month, I attended the R/V Neil Armstrong social during Fleet …
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  57. NY – R/V Neil Armstrong social

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    May 30, 2017 by Dr. G

    I need to start this story with a little of my own history… when I was pursuing my undergraduate degree …
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  58. PA, DC – NEGSA and AGU Meetings

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    May 29, 2017 by Dr. G

    Overall, 2017 is going to be a slow year for conference travel. With administrative responsibilities increasing for me on campus, …
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  59. CO, CA – GSA, AGU and surgery for 2016

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    May 29, 2017 by Dr. G

    I realize the last blog post I completed on Journeys of Dr. G was from my summer trip to Alaska …
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  60. AK – College Fjord

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    July 24, 2016 by Dr. G

    View this post on Instagram AGU Penguin here, with my final exploration of the waterways of southeast Alaska (at least, …
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  61. AK – Glacier Bay National Park

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    July 24, 2016 by Dr. G

    View this post on Instagram AGU Penguin here, spending some time in the spectacular Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. …
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  62. AK – Mendenhall Glacier

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    July 24, 2016 by Dr. G

    The next stop on my Alaskan journey was Juneau, Alaska – the capital of the state with a population of …
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  63. AK – Ketchikan and the Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

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    July 24, 2016 by Dr. G

    I recently took an amazing trip to southeast Alaska and explored sites in the region known as the “inner passage.” …
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  64. NY, DC – NEGSA, NAS, AGU

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    June 28, 2016 by Dr. G

    Since I started my GeoEd Trek blog over at the AGU Blogosphere, it has been tricky finding a balance between …
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  65. PA – 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show

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    March 8, 2016 by Dr. G

    This is a very important week for those with a passion for horticulture. The city of Philadelphia becomes the “city …
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  66. TX – 2nd Summit on the Future, Wrap-up

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    January 10, 2016 by Dr. G

    I’ve just completed attending the 2nd Summit of the Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Education at the University of Texas at …
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  67. CA – 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, Friday

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    December 23, 2015 by Dr. G

    This is one of a series of blog posts on the Journeys of Dr. G blog for the 2015 AGU …
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  68. CA – 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, Thursday

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    December 18, 2015 by Dr. G

    This is one of a series of blog posts on the Journeys of Dr. G blog for the 2015 AGU …
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  69. CA – 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, Wednesday

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    December 17, 2015 by Dr. G

    This is one of a series of blog posts on the Journeys of Dr. G blog for the 2015 AGU …
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  70. CA – 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, Tuesday

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    December 16, 2015 by Dr. G

    This is one of a series of blog posts on the Journeys of Dr. G blog for the 2015 AGU …
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  71. CA – 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, Monday

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    December 15, 2015 by Dr. G

    This is one of a series of blog posts on the Journeys of Dr. G blog for the 2015 AGU …
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  72. CA – 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, Sunday

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    December 14, 2015 by Dr. G

    This is one of a series of blog posts on the Journeys of Dr. G blog for the 2015 AGU …
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  73. CA – 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, pre-meeting

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    December 12, 2015 by Dr. G

    This is one of a series of blog posts on the Journeys of Dr. G blog for the 2015 AGU …
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  74. MD – 2015 GSA Annual Meeting, Tuesday

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    November 3, 2015 by Dr. G

    Although this was my last day attending the 2015 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, it certainly was just as …
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  75. MD – 2015 GSA Annual Meeting, Monday PM

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    November 3, 2015 by Dr. G

    I wish I had some more time to explore Baltimore – although I’ve visited here several times, being so close …
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  76. MD – 2015 GSA Annual Meeting, Monday AM

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    November 2, 2015 by Dr. G

    I spent this morning in the Exhibit Hall, an enormous room with 189 booth containing products and information that any …
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  77. MD – 2015 GSA Annual Meeting, Sunday PM

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    November 1, 2015 by Dr. G

    It turns out that the GSA Annual Meeting wasn’t the only event taking place in Baltimore this afternoon… Either there's …
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  78. MD – 2015 GSA Annual Meeting, Sunday AM

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    November 1, 2015 by Dr. G

    #GSA2015 Day 1: William Smith, Tyrannosaurs, the Chesapeake, Digital Tech in the #Geoscience Classroom, Mass Extinctions… and more. — EARTH …
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  79. MD – 2015 GSA Annual Meeting, pre-conference

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    November 1, 2015 by Dr. G

    I have arrived in Baltimore, Maryland, for the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America! This four-day conference is …
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  80. PA – Pennsylvania Communication Association 76th Annual Convention

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    October 23, 2015 by Dr. G

    I haven’t been able to get some of my short trips up on this blog – since I’ve started blogging …
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  81. DC & OK – AGU Meetings & CUR Business

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    June 28, 2015 by Dr. G

    My past post detailed my journeys to Oklahoma and Washington DC.  This time, I was back in Washington DC, and …
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  82. OK & DC – OK-INBRE and NAS-NRC

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    May 22, 2015 by Dr. G

    I have fallen a little behind in posting my travels recently – but that doesn’t mean that these professional trips …
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  83. PA – 2015 TLT Symposium

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    March 21, 2015 by Dr. G

    I haven’t been traveling for a few months – which has been fine with me, especially in this miserable winter …
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  84. CA – 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, Friday

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    December 20, 2014 by Dr. G

    The final day of the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting has arrived! Yes, I am thoroughly exhausted, but no, it is …
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  85. CA – 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, Thursday

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    December 18, 2014 by Dr. G

    Overwhelmed yet? Yeah, me too. #SOMUCHSCIENCE #AGU14 — Chad Trexler (@c_trex) December 16, 2014 Note that the tweet above was …
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  86. CA – 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, Wednesday

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    December 17, 2014 by Dr. G

    We’ve officially reached record attendance with over 25,000 attendees at #AGU14! pic.twitter.com/kCvCwFWqMN — Am Geophysical Union (@theAGU) December 16, 2014 …
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  87. CA – 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, Tuesday

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    December 17, 2014 by Dr. G

    Follow the poster tubes! #AGU14 http://t.co/L512cQbLFL pic.twitter.com/H4kYoIHVM0 — Am Geophysical Union (@theAGU) December 16, 2014 Tuesday at the AGU Fall …
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  88. CA – 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, Monday

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    December 16, 2014 by Dr. G

    Today was the first official day of the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, and it was quite a full day!  My …
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  89. CA – 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, pre-meeting

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    December 14, 2014 by Dr. G

    Another December, another fall meeting for the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, California.  My students were notified right at …
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  90. BC – GSA 2014, Tuesday PM

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    October 22, 2014 by Dr. G

    (*NOTE – this is part of a series of blog posts from the 2014 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting …
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  91. BC – GSA 2014, Tuesday AM

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    October 22, 2014 by Dr. G

    (*NOTE – this is part of a series of blog posts from the 2014 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting …
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  92. BC – GSA 2014, Monday PM

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    October 21, 2014 by Dr. G

    (*NOTE – this is part of a series of blog posts from the 2014 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting …
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  93. BC – GSA 2014, Monday AM

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    October 20, 2014 by Dr. G

    My talk was this morning, so I decided to camp out in my session room to hear the other fascinating …
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  94. BC – GSA workshop and first day

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    October 20, 2014 by Dr. G

    It’s that time of year again – time for the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America. This national …
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  95. Atlantic Ocean – NOAA Teacher at Sea

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    August 30, 2014 by Dr. G

    I’m posting this just ahead of my next adventure – my journey out at sea!  For the next three weeks, …
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  96. PA – End of the Sabbatical

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    July 26, 2014 by Dr. G

    From July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014, I was on sabbatical from teaching at Penn State Brandywine (students, you …
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  97. PA – Sensing Change at the Chemical Heritage Foundation

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    April 29, 2014 by Dr. G

    A few days ago, I went in to panic mode, realizing that I only had a few more days to …
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  98. PA – HighWaterLine: A Walking Art Experience at the Philadelphia Science Festival

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    April 27, 2014 by Dr. G

    The Philadelphia Science Festival has begun and is off to a great start!  When looking over the numerous events taking …
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  99. DC – The Closing of the Smithsonian’s Dinosaur Hall

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    April 25, 2014 by Dr. G

    First, it was the closing of the Life in the Ancient Seas Exhibit (see my blog post from August 2013 …
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  100. PA – Tiktaalik roseae on display

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    April 23, 2014 by Dr. G

    It is funny how some topics that I teach come back around in new and exciting ways… take, for example, …
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